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Addressing Body Image in Eating Disorder Recovery

BY JESSICA ARADAS ‘Body Positivity’ is what most of us have been taught we should strive for. That we should love our body and be confident in the way we look. It’s a lovely idea, right? Yet, we find, on a whole, society hasn’t come a long way when it comes to improving body image. […]

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How Reframing Can Help Us Manage COVID-19

BY LUKE BROCK 2020 has presented challenges and changes for us all. People are working from home, businesses have closed, travel and personal events have been delayed or cancelled, and some are not able to visit loved ones. These stressors may be promoting feelings such as sadness, anxiety, or anger. Although these emotional reactions are […]

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Things my toddler has taught me about taking care of myself

BY DR LY HART-SMITH In the midst of these uncertain times, it’s even more important to take care of yourself so that you can manage the additional stressors associated with life since COVID-19. These are some of the things that my toddler has taught me about taking care of myself. Prior to becoming a parent, […]

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How to Worry Effectively

BY JESSICA INMAN-HISLOP As COVID-19 continues, it can be hard not to slip into worrying about the implications this may have for us: for our employment, for our social lives, for our physical and mental health, and that of our loved ones. Worry is a normal part of human experience; it is an attempt by […]

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Stop “Shoulding” All Over Yourself

BY JESSICA ARADAS “Should” is an important part of our moral compass. It guides rules and obligations, indicates what we care about, and ultimately holds us accountable for our actions and how our behaviour affects others. You’ve probably found yourself in an increase of “shoulds” dealing with COVID-19. I should get outside today, I should […]

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